Science: Ocean Power

As at Pittsburgh the hand of pure science kneaded coal for man's better industry, so at Paris last week it plunged into tropical waters and came out dripping with potential electricity. At Paris the medium for science was Thermo-dynamist Georges Claude,* who told the French Academy of Science that it should be possible to develop cheap power from sun-heated tropical waters.

He reminded the Academicians that the sun always keeps the temperature of equatorial waters at between at and 86° Fahrenheit and that a relatively small amount of earth fuel (coal, gas, wood)...

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